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Caption for York, Skeldergate Bridge C1885: The little castle-like building on the right of the bridge still remains. It was the toll house, and until 1914 it cost a halfpenny to cross. Opposite, in St George's Field, was the ducking stool used for scoundrels and females who served false measures or brewed bad beer.

An extract from York Photographic Memories.

Memories of York

FAMILY STATIONED AT STREENSALL CAMP

My first real job, not counting student employment, was working in Godfrey's Book Shop, Stonegate, York. The shop was at that time the largest antiquarian bookstore in the North of England - unfortunately it no longer exists. It was owned by Mr. Duffield and managed by Mr. Jan Janieurek. Originally from Poland, Jan was an (...Read full memory)

Hello all you Yorkshire people, wherever you may now be... Here is a poem I wrote about good old York. Enjoy. Shopping in the Shambles on a snowy Christmas Eve Playing hide and seek in Acomb Wood Watching Andy Pandy by the fire in our front room Pear drops.. Rowntree's pastilles.. Yorkshire pud... Lupins and Sweet Williams, red (...Read full memory)

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